Who was Mary Maloney waiting for?
Her husband
She was waiting for her husband
Mary was waiting for her husband
Mary Maloney was waiting for her husband
What was she doing while she was waiting?
What was Patrick's job?
He was a policeman
How many months pregnant was Mary?
Six months
Where did they normally have supper on Thursdays?
In a restaurant
They ate out
They had supper out
They had supper in a restaurant
What did she take out of the freezer?
A leg of lamb
Did she plan to kill Patrick?
No, she didn't
Why was the leg of lamb as hard as a steel bar?
It was frozen
What did Mary buy to go with the meat at the corner shop?
Some potatoes and a can of beans

What did she get for dessert?
A piece of cream cake
Who did she ring when she got back home?
The police
What were the police looking for when they searched the house?
The weapon
While the police were eating the leg of lamb, they were speculating about the murder weapon. What do they think the murderer must have used?
A big bar
The murderer must have used a big bar
Do you remember the meaning of the following verbs? wrap - lean - search - hung - stood - lie - bend - whisper - sew - swing
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1. She took his coat and                   it in the cupboard in the hall.
2. He paused for a moment,                 forward in his chair, then he got up and went slowly over to get himself another drink.
3. He didn't answer, so she               her head again and went on with her sewing.
4. She                   up and placed her sewing on the table by the lamp.
5. At that point, Mary Maloney simply walked up behind him and without any pause she                 the big frozen leg of lamb high in the air and brought it down as...